About our Newark Office
The tender process for the 2017 Legal Aid criminal contracts permitted VHS Fletchers to open a new office in Newark town centre. Although the legal aid contract will not begin until April 2017, our office will be open from 1 February 2017.
Newark Magistrates’ Court closed in 2011, and although the police station continues to be open to detain and process suspects, if charged then defendants will be expected to travel to Nottingham Magistrates’ Court for their case to progress.
The partners at VHS Fletchers believe that local people will place a value on being able to see a local solicitor for specialist advice in relation to their cases. As a result, the office has been opened to build on what is already a significant history or representation of clients from the Newark area and further afield.
Our full range of criminal defence and regulatory services will be available to our clients from our Newark office. It will be staffed by experienced solicitors Ian Carter and Barbara McDonnell who are likely to be familiar faces at the police station and courts.